Father Christmas

Father Christmas



It’s December 24th and, despite his dreams of a summer holiday, Father Christmas is preparing for the longest night of the year.

Join him on a magical journey as he travels the world, delivering gifts to every child - with only a FEW hiccups along the way!

Discover the hilariously irreverent Christmas book, adored by generations of children, from award-winning storyteller and creator of The Snowman, Raymond Briggs.

Packed with stunning festive illustrations, Father Christmas is the perfect story to snuggle up with this Christmas.

More magical Raymond Briggs stories:
Father Christmas Goes on Holiday
The Bear

The Snowman - a wordless picture book

About the author

Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs was born in London in 1934. He was the author of the hugely successful children's books Father Christmas and The Snowman. These books have been translated into many languages and adapted into films, stage shows and animations. His other books include Fungus the Bogeyman, The Bear, Ug, When the Wind Blows, Ethel & Ernest, a biography of his parents, and his latest, Time for Lights Out, a contemplation on old age, told through words and pictures.
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